Chidinma Ekile, Biography and Net Worth
Chidinma Ekile, Biography and Net Worth
Chidinma is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performing artiste. She won the third edition of the Project Fame West Africa, that took place in 2010.
Chidinma was born on the 2nd of May 1991 in Ketu, Kosofe, Lagos State, to Mr and Mrs Ekile. She hails from Imo State and is the 6th offspring of seven offspring of her folks.
Chidinma joined her congregation ensemble when she was ten years of age, during this time, she was going to an elementary school in Ketu. She additionally went to an secondary school in Ketu, prior to migrating to Ikorodu with her family.
Before Chidinma went for project distinction tryout, she was filling in as a business advertiser in Lagos. Right now, she had not yet gone for her undergrad considers. She planned to concentrate on mass correspondence at the University of Lagos, all things considered, she was offered admission to study sociology..
MTN Project Fame West Africa
Chidinma had always dreamt of being part of the MTN Project Fame West Africa, so when the application for the third edition came out, her close friend helped her get to Ultima studio for the audition. She passed the audition and qualified to be part of the reality show with 17 other contestants.
The contestants had 10 weeks of training from musical professionals ranging from voice coaches, and inspirational speakers to established musicians, and music business service providers.
On the 26th of September 2010, Chidinma was announced as the winner of the contest. Winning the contest came with several benefits and prizes which included ₦2.5 million, a 2011 Toyota RAV4, and a production deal. She also signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria in May 2013.
Chidinma Studio Albums
Chidinma released the album titled Chidinma in 2012 under Capital Hill Records. Cobhams Asuquo and Oscar Heman Ackah produced the album.
I Am A Winner (with MTN Project Fame All-Stars) – 2011
Jankoliko (featuring Sound Sultan) in the album Chidinma – 2011
Carry You Go in the album Chidinma – 2011
Kedike in the album Chidinma – 2011
Run Dia Mouth in the album Chidinma – 2011
Emi Ni Baller (featuring Tha Suspect and iLLBliss) – 2012
Kite – 2013
Emi Ni Baller – Remix (featuring WizKid) – 2013
Bless My Hustle (featuring Phyno) – 2013
Jolly – 2013
Oh Baby – 2013
Sweet Like Shuga (with Flavour, KCee, Sound Sultan, and Professor) – 2013
CAPITAL Krismas (with Tha Suspect, iLLBliss, Tesh Carter, and Clarence Peters) – 2013
Oh Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour) – 2014
Kuli Kache – 2014
Martha – 2014
Chidinma Music Videos
I Am A Winner (with MTN Project Fame All-Stars) directed by Bayo Alawiye – 2011
Jankoliko (featuring Sound Sultan) directed by Clarence Peters – 2011
Kedike directed by Clarence Peters – 2012
In The Air (Tesh Carter featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2012
Only Human (Silvastone featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
Emi Ni Baller” (featuring Tha Suspect and iLLBliss) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
One Kain Love (Mystro featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
I Am Sorry (iLLBliss featuring Chidinma) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
Sweet Like Shuga (with Flavour, KCee, Sound Sultan, and Professor) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
Oh Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour) directed by Clarence Peters – 2013
Yanga directed by Mex – 2018
Chidinma’s Notable Performances
The MTN Power of 10 Concerts – a ten-city tour that celebrated MTN Nigeria’s ten-year anniversary. The tour started on the 9th of September 2011 in Markudi. Chidinma performed with Dr Sid at the tour.
At the 2013 Hennessy Artistry Club Tour, Chidinma was one of the supporting artists and the tour was led by D’Banj.
Chidinma performed at the Guinness World of More Concert alongside P-Square, D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno, Waje, Davido and Tiwa Savage on the 3rd of November 2013.
She performed with Blackstreet at the Butterscotch Evening Experience – a concert held at the Eko Hotels and Suites.
On the 14th of February 2014, Chidinma performed at the MTN Valentine Rave Party, alongside Tiwa Savage, Mario and Sound Sultan.
Chidinma has performed in several countries across Africa, including The Republic of Benin, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, and Ghana.
Nominations of Chidinma
Best Vocal Performance (Female) nominee at The Headies – 2012
Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) nominated her for Best Afro Pop – 2012
Best Indigenous Concept nominee at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) – 2012
Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Best New Act of the Year – 2012
Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year Nominee at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2012
At the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), I Am Sorry was nominated as the Best Afro Hip Hop Video – 2013.
Channel O Music Video Awards nominated Emi Ni Baller as the Most Gifted African West – 2013
Nominated for Best Collabo at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2013
City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Musician of the Year (Female) – 2013
Best Collabo of the Year nominee at the City People Entertainment Awards – 2014
City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Musician of the Year (Female) – 2014
Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year – 2014
Female Artist of the Year nominee at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
Best Music Video of the Year (Artist & Director) nominee at Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
Nominated Oh! Baby – You & I (featuring Flavour N’abania) for Best Collaboration at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2014
Nominee at African Muzik Magazine Awards for the Best Female West Africa – 2014
MTV Africa Music Awards nominated her as the Best Female – 2014
Awards Of Chidinma
Kora Awards honoured her as the Best Female West African Act – 2012
Best Pop Extra Video at the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) – 2013
Net Worth Of Chidinma
Asides being a singer and performer, Chidinma is an ambassador for MTN Nigeria, and Molped Nigeria, so she is expected to be worth millions. According to nigerianfinder.com, Chidinma is worth $2.8 million.